On Friday 8th May 2020, Tom of Finland would have turned 100 years old… Join House of Illustration curator Olivia Ahmad at 6pm in a free 45-minute Zoom conversation with Durk Dehner, Co-Founder and President of the Tom of Finland Foundation in LA, to celebrate the 100th birthday of the legendary gay icon and homoerotic illustrator.
House of Illustration will open the UK’s first public solo show dedicated to artist Tom of Finland on the centenary of his birth.
This year House of Illustration will open the UK’s first public solo show dedicated to gay cultural icon and prolific artist Tom of Finland (born Touko Laaksonen), in partnership with Tom of Finland Foundation and the Finnish Institute in London.
Celebrating the maverick spirit and enduring legacy of New York and Chicago art dealer Hudson (1950-2014) and his gallery Feature Inc. ‘For Your Infotainment: Hudson and Feature Inc.’ will showcase major artists who received their gallery debutat Hudson’s seminal space in the 1980s, ‘90s and early 2000s.
For Art Basel Miami Beach, Jeffrey Deitch and Larry Gagosian are hooking up to present “Desire,” an exhibition curated by Diana Widmaier-Picasso, at the Moore Building in the Miami Design District.
?Stuart Shave/Modern Art is to show an exhibition of drawings by Tom of Finland. This show at Modern Art is comprised of …
Curated by Sarah McCrory, the exhibition draws on the way artists turned to the commercial realms of comics, fashion and illustration to revitalise drawing within the visual arts – many of the works in Keep Your Timber Limber (Works on Paper) were originally produced for a commercial context.